No More Meltdowns

Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-control Behavior

No More Meltdowns

If you have a child with challenging behavior problems, this book was written for you! Many components of Dr. Bakers approachbased on years of applied researchwere initially intended for children on the autism spectrum. However, over the years, he has discovered that they are equally applicable to all children with behavior problems. In the first two chapters you will learn what a meltdown is and why children have them. In the subsequent eight chapters, you will learn what to do about them. This book offers logical, flexible strategies for dealing with out-of-control behaviors.

No More Victims

Protecting Those with Autism from Cyber Bullying, Internet Predators, and Scams

No More Victims

The digital world offers a wonderful way to communicate with others, but is also rife with the dangers of being victimized emotionally, physically, and financially. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders are especially vulnerable to online predators. Baker shows kids-- and their parents-- what to look out for, and how to protect themselves when they're communicating online.

Primary Well-Being: Case Studies for the Growing Child

Primary Well-Being: Case Studies for the Growing Child

This book offers solutions on how to enhance the normal development of the well child incorporating complementary medicine. The primary care provider is the only healthcare professional to see every child (0-18) and their parent, and can assess the child’s health and advise parents on how to provide a healthy environment and important practices to nurture healthy children. The book provides realistic scenarios encountered by new nurse practitioners in their clinical training. It is structured in a question and answer framework to help practitioners critically think through the best practices to be implemented during the well child visit and develop a plan of action for the family. This book provides assessment and diagnostic criteria and tools and presents common developmental and behavioral issues for each age group. The book promotes the role of professional as advocate by making recommendations for broad social policies to help all children succeed.

Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs

Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs

Educators are continually pressured to create interesting and educational lessons for students of varying learning abilities. While technology steadily improves classroom learning, education systems struggle to develop more innovative teaching methods for students with disabilities. Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs compiles real-world case studies on successful classroom models and practices to provide rewarding learning environments for students with disabilities. Addressing topics such as behavior modification, social development, and teacher collaboration, this publication is an essential reference source for special education teachers, supervisors, directors, administrators, principles, and policymakers, as well as academicians and researchers interested in developing special education programs within school districts and classrooms.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Reference Handbook

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presents a guide to autism spectrum disorders with infomration on its historical and cultural influences, controversies related to vaccines, treatment choices, and access to services.

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues, Revised and Updated Edition

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

BRAND NEW FOR 2018: A fully revised edition of the most comprehensive guide to sensory processing challenges "At least, here are the insights and answers parents have been searching for." -Dr. Temple Grandin For children with sensory difficulties - those who struggle process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights - this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory processing challenges affect all kinds of kind - from those with developmental delays, learning and attenion issues, or autism spectrum disorder to those without any other issues. Now in its third edition, Raising a Sensory Smart Child is even more comprehensive and helpful than ever. In this book, you'll learn: *How the 8 senses (yes, 8!) are supposed to work together and what happens when they don't *Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to handling holiday gatherings * Strategies for managing sensitivities to noise, smell textures, and more *"Sensory diet" activities" that help meet sensory needs, with new ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families * Parenting tips for handling discpline, transitions, and behavioral issues *How to practically and emotionally support children and teens with autism and sensory issues * Ways to advocate for your child at school and make schools more "sensory smart" *How to help your child with sensory issues use technology effectively and responsibly * Ways to empower your child and teen in the world * Where to get the best professional help and complementary therapies ***WINNER of the NAPPA GOLD AWARD and iPARENTING MEDIA AWARD***

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens

This book addresses several of the most serious challenges to those with autism and Asperger's syndrome. Anxieties, fears (whether real or imagined) and frustrations can severely decrease the individual's ability to function within society. These challenges can severely inhibit relationships, accomplishments, and interactions. This book was written by the bestselling author of “No More Meltdowns” and “No More Victims”. Dr. Jed Baker offers procedures, strategies, and practices that will help parents, teachers, and therapists overcome all of these concerns with their children, students, and patients. The result of decreasing anxieties, fears, and frustrations can be life changing.

School Shadow Guidelines

School Shadow Guidelines

Originally published: Singapore: Nurture Pods Pte Ltd, 2013.

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Fourth Edition

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Fourth Edition

A concise, yet comprehensive source of current information on the medical problems of children –-- from birth through adolescence A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! •A practical, up-to-date well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the most commonly seen medical conditions in children •Excellent coverage of The Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP) curriculum used in pediatric clerkship •46 chapters cover a wide range of topics, including neonatal medicine, child development and behavior, emergency and critical care medicine, and diagnosis and treatment of specific disorders according to major problems, etiologies, and organ systems •A wealth of tables and figures provide quick access to important information, such as acute and critical care procedures in the delivery room, the office, the emergency room, and the critical care unit; anti-infective agents, drug dosages, immunization schedules, differential diagnoses, and developmental disorders •Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures •Complete with handy guide to normal laboratory values •Presented in the consistent, easy-to-follow CURRENT format •Valuable to medical students, pediatric residents, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers who work with infants, children, and adolescents •Authors are practicing pediatricians to ensure that each chapter reflects the needs and realities of day-to-day practice

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Third Edition

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Third Edition

The classic on-the-go guide to pediatric practice and most up-to-date resource on the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of the medical problems of children from birth through adolescence A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Known as the go-to resource for pediatric care, Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics is updated every two years to keep it relevant, concise, and practical enough for everyday use. As always, the 23rd edition contains critical updates.. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics, Twenty-Third Edition features the popular, easy-to-follow Lange Current outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis. The content is organized by general topics as well as by organ systems. This guide provides concise, evidence-based information on a wide range of pediatric medical conditions and topics, including childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, immunization, and emergencies and injuries. With its comprehensive scope and clinical focus, there is no better, more usable resource for your pediatric practice—and no text so up-to-date. Why Current Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics is the ultimate clinical companion: All topics are thoroughly updated with the latest research findings Includes specific disease prevention recommendations Extensive use of decision-speeding diagnostic and treatment algorithms and tables Up-to-date references with unique identifiers (PubMed, PMID numbers) allow for rapid review of the evidence-based source material Written by experienced pediatricians to ensure that every chapter reflects the needs and realities of practice Complete with valuable guide to normal laboratory values